Getting to the top of your game: Will a coach help?
Career coaches—top athletes and singers have them. Should doctors have them too?
Five keys, three Ts and mindfulness: adding compassion to your practice
What would happen if every doctor committed to giving every patient 40 seconds of compassion?
Finding a mentor
What with trying to establish your career and all, you don’t really have the time to scale random peaks until you find the perfect mentor. What to do?
Burnout at your fingertips
Electronic health records were supposed to be the miracle cure for every shortcoming in Canadian health care, but no one predicted the toll it would take on physicians.
Take a deep breath…let’s talk conflict
If you’ve worked in a busy and demanding health care organization (is there any other kind?) you’ve encountered on-the-job conflict. Is conflict a good or bad thing?
Mentors are like hidden treasure — hard to find, but life changing
Sometimes the mentor you want isn't the mentor that you need.
Wise experts know they don’t know everything — and they’re willing to talk about it
Research shows that teamwork is one of those rare situations where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. At least, it can be.
Communication: beyond nice bedside manner
What was once regarded as something of a frill — a “nice bedside manner” — is known now to be an essential tool in patient care.
Teamwork: it’s way more than just playing along
Few people already working in health care have had team training as part of their educations. However, there are a lot of resources to help health care organizations create teams.
Navigating change — there are good reasons to follow a guide
Health care organizations sometimes choose change, and sometimes have change thrust upon them; either way, the results aren’t always positive. It doesn’t have to be that way.
Three skills doctors need today
The ability to coach, communicate and collaborate well with team members can actually make a life-or-death difference for a patient. So why don’t we teach them to physicians?
Throwing patients a lifeline
Game changing technologies promise accessible care